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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH24B8Y
this car had a reoccuring po411 low flow secondary air injection. did all above now p1423 low flow b1 . have noticed maf is glitchy at idle . cuold this be the cuase. from all the info i see o2 sensors are the monitor . any other ideas o2 sensors seem fine. Trouble codes: P0411, P1423
1989 BMW 735iL 3.4L left side parking lights. VIN: WGAGB4319K
The left side parking lights front and rear go out after just a few moments on. This happened only after replacing the control module fro the low beams which now work fine. Also, how can I get English back on the dash display instead of German?
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Surge, dyno VIN: WBAGL63422
due for calif. emission test/ motor look up doesn"t list 2002 745 li 2003-2005 745 li states asc or dsc switch on center console cannot find any switch that will disable system when on rear wheel dyno. Maybe two speed idle test required but BAR said should go ...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y4V
well first i would again like to thank all for the previous help on this one. i thought all was well on this vehicle after cam timing set properly. we had been fighting a p0340 code. i was performing final test drives to verify repairs when cel light popped on... Trouble codes: P1139 (ho2s insufficient switching bank 1 sensor 2 pre-converter), P1140 (ho2s transition time ratio bank 1 sensor 2 pre-converter), P1571 (traction control system pulse width modulated circuit no frequency), P1632 (theft deterrent system fuel disabled)
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L no compressor engagement VIN: 1G6KY5498X
customer had at another shop charged a/c system.compressor does not engage.pulled codes i am getting code 1605 loss of hvac serial data.alldata gives no specific tests.connected tech 2 to activate compressor still no luck.checked all fuses /power to relays eve...
1994 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCFC29S3R
Truck runs ok, no stalling, a little hard to start but not bad for the mileage. Have read the updated TSB but it only confirms what I already knew...the problem is intermittent..end of trouble tree...gotta love it. Injection Pulse width is not frozen but hover... Trouble codes: 35 (36 -), 36
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL52M5V
This is my sons car. I am retired so that I dont have access to all the books etc. I do have a OBD-II Scanner. The problem is on a very hot day the engine will shut off while driving or standing still. The gas gauge will go to full. There will be no ck engine ...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14WXV
This truck came in about 2 weeks ago with a locked up ac compresser. After putting a system in I road tested truck and just as I was getting back to the shop the truck began to loose power and started bucking and cougfing through the throttle body. I drove a l...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R2X
when vehicle came in cust states car would hardly run and buck and surge . i drove it and it feels like it is just shutting down with scanner on it i have po335 ckp interm and while driving the only thing i can see is when graphing data is rpm is spiking to 75... Trouble codes: P0339
2000 Chevrolet C6500 7.4L ebcm VIN: 1GDE6H1B1Y
No communication with scan tool. Found corroded and broken wires going into the ABS module under the vehicle, Repaired wiring to the ABS module. Codes: C0241, C0242, C0245, C0246, C0251, C0252, C0255, C0256, C0265, C0267, and C0281. Codes C0241 - C0252 are EBC...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
This truck runs rough at idle and engine light on, was the concern. check plugs and wires ok. Pressure check fuel system, Had 49 psi. Spec is 55 psi. pinched off return line, no change. if anything dropped 1 psi to 48 psi. Replaced fuel pump. Pressure increas...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Safety VIN: 2GCEC19T41
We have this vehicle that keeps coming back into the shop. The problem is that the red brake light and the yellow ABS light will come on intermittently. Turn engine off and the lights go away...sometimes. We have checked the entire braking system and find noth...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55E71
OK Here we go. Car came in for service and Engine light on. This thing will not comunnicate with the scanner (Snap-On Brick) in either generic or vehicle specific mode. Checked all the fuses and fuseable linkes. Also checked the aldl and the ground and and the...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L throttle body VIN: 1GNDT13S73
there is a ratcheting type of noise coming from the throttle body when first turning key to run position. I suspect I need to replace the tb assembly, just wondering if anyone has had experienced this.
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L blower motor VIN: 1GNES16SX4
2004 trailblazer rear blower motor works only with driver control switch . passenger blower motor switch will not turn on auxillary blower motor . has anyone seen this before . wires on rear blower switch are not changing in voltage or signal at all . may be f...
1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L engine VIN: 2C3HD46R8W
Hello all: I know the 2.7l has issues but I have not run into this one. This engine can run all day at idle and not overheat. Fans work good, air cond comes on and fans run at high speed at that time. Within minutes of taking this vehicle out for a drive the t...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L tcc VIN: 2C8GP64L11
Van originally came in for trans slip. Overhaul was good for approx 800 miles. Came back with " chuggle " around 45mph. Could watch with scan tool and determined only happens during full lockup. Have checked everything even had a transmission shop go over it a...
1990 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Misfire, dead cyls 4/5 VIN: 1P4GH54R3L
Suspect: dirty flywheel windows and dirty Crank Angle Sensor (CAS)I have never experienced a flywheel problem with one of these cars but did have a mis-adjusted cas once. I am a Christian missionary now to Wyoming. I still own [...] Auto Repair service in T...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L no communication VIN: 2B4GP44G6W
No CAN communication with tcm, bcm, abs modules and instrument cluster - only communication with pcm. Voltage for CAN system shoul be 2.5 volts - it is .1 between plus and minus CAN circuits. Which module is the source for the CAN voltage or ground? Trouble codes: P1695, P1698
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L fans kill batt VIN: 1B4GP44L8W
This dodge van has continisous fan running, killing the battrey, I have two codes upon first inspection, code p1682 low charging voltage, but my scan tool says 13.9 volts all the time flucwate between 13.8-13.9 and code p1491 Radiator fan relay circuit open, o...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Instrument cluster
Instrument cluster dead. After replacing bcm was headed to dealer to get vehicle info programed into replacement bcm. Instrument cluster started working, so I didn't go and spend the 89.00. Worked for a few days then quit. Hit the dash once and got it working ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7KF23WOX
I have a 99 ram V10, It has an intermittent, yet very consistent problem. The truck will start fine, run ok for the first 1-2 minutes, but then it will start to run very rough and has no power and will barely accelerate. after about 20 seconds, it will clear u...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N3Y
Need some Dodge help! This vehicle came in with PO171 lean code black smoke out of exhaust diagnosted as bad o2 sensor replaced sensor looked at data it seemed good returned truck to customer. About one week later truck came back same symptoms again diagnosted... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R22
car organil came in for coolant leak at top coolant bleed unit repaired car started and drove customer returned with no start
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.9L Stall VIN: 3D7KA28C74
Looking for confirmation. Following diagnostics in Alldata for code P0251, second step says to unplug F.C.A. and Ohm test FCA pin 3 to pin 1. My problem is that the FCA on pump is a two wire connector. The wire colors in the test proceedure match the fuel pres... Trouble codes: P0251 (Fuel control circuit fault)
1964 Ford Cobra replic 460CID Poor Fuel Economy,
Howdy to all , can you Denver techs who do perfomance give me a good jet and power valve baseline for your alttiude? The Cobra has a decent cam but not too wild, 2000 to 6000 rpm, have a choice of 2 carbs a double pumper 4779-2 or 3310-5 that got modified. We ...
1989 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L Long crank VIN: 1FDKE37M4K
Greetings Ford Wizards. I have a 7.3 fuel oil furnace that is just kicking my butt. Customer just bought this ex U-haul van to use as a service vehicle and brought it in to us for a good look over and to see if we could make it start better. The "wait to start...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34X7R
vehicle came in had no power on accel and popping through intake and rough idle . check codes none check ignition pattern looks good . check fuel psi ok 35 . check cmp and ckp ok . visual check maf wire for debri ok then used modis to check maf signal ok . rep...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L engine\pcv VIN: 1FAFP663XX
Customer just bought vehicle. Brought it in for illuminated mil(lean code). Located and repaired split pcv hose at intake. Still ran lean at idle. Found pcv was allowing too much air at idle. Replaced pcv with oe part. Fuel trims now fine. The problem is that ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, open loop VIN: 1FAFP55U3Y
vehicle runs rich with o2 sensors,all 4,hovering around .9v;with the computer in open loop.if a vacumn leak is created,o2 sensors become normal,computer goes to closed loop.map and mas sensors seem normal.we initially replaced the engine;it ran fine for 4 week...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5148Y
Hello techs. Thanks to all who reply. I am truly stuck and naturally I don't want to ship to dealer. Customer said the vehicle died while coming to a rolling stop.she stated it started again immediatly. I drove the vehicle to verify complaint.No problems. ...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, engine performance VIN: 3FAFP37303
This 2003 Ford Focus came in originally with a hesitation and stumble. Original technician tore down the cylinder head and sent to a machine shop. There is no reason left by the previous technician on why the head came off the car. Recieved the cylinder head b... Trouble codes: P0750 (Shift Solenoid A Circuit Failure)
2004 Ford Thunderbird Pacific Coast Roadster 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP63A04
the customer brought this car after the dealer told him it would take 8 coils to fix i tested all coils and all seem to be firing ireplaced the plugs and boots at customer request i can feel the skip at about 1300 rpm and its steady im following the tree in mi... Trouble codes: 0353 (ignition coil c)
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L95
I have 2 trucks doing this! same make model and year these are E350 Cutaway cubes. The freeze frame data was Ign. timing advance 6 deg. Calc. load Value 85.9% Air flow rate MAF sensor 84.69 gm/s Engine Speed 2177 RPM Eng. Coolant Temp.194 degF Intake air temp ... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Range/ Performance)
1996 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L IGN A fuse VIN: 1GTFG25R1T
Vehicle was towed in with a no crank situation and dash warning lights or gauges inoperative. Traced problem to blown 40amp IGN A fuse in underhood fuse box. Checked for shorts in circuit from fuse panel to ignition switch to starter. Tried replacing starter -...
2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKFK16Z12
Thanks in advance for all your help! I have this truck that will only misfire for about five seconds on a hot soak condition, 1 out of five times. When the problem occurs all even bank cyls. experience misfires. When this is happening cyl. #6 counts three time... Trouble codes: P0306 (6 cyl misfire), P0300 (random misfire)
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1HGCG165XW
hello honda techs! i've got a 1998 honda accord with an inaccurate fuel gauge. according to mitchell i am supposed to have 5-8 volts between pins 1 and 2 at the sending unit. i have 10.7 volts. also from mitchell it says to jumper pins 1 and 2 and gauge should...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2HKYF18523
This pilot came in with mil on and complaints of low fuel mileage. I did the basics, found that a tune up, decarb, egr cleaning, and timing belt were all due. The fuel pressure regulator and evap purge solenoid have also been done. My question is has anyone se... Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L pass key VIN: 1HGCM55634
Okay people,this Honda will crank and not start.The green key symbol just keeps on flashing with key on angine off or cranking.The check engine lite does not lite and the scanner won't communicate with it.I am assuming the theft system is not recognizing the k...
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L battery VIN: 2HKYF18516
Just got this job, car always starts after overnight stop. will intermittently not start after being driven for 15-25min leave for 30-60min then battery is compleatly flat (Just about turns over). Will do this about every 2 weeks. Never a draw on battery when ...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJNX2748S
hello jaguar techs, i got this 1995 xjs came in with engine & trans lighs is on & the trans in limp mode, we pulled the codes out & we got p1775 engine code & p727 trans code, according to alldata 1775 is trans related code & 727 is trans speed sensor. any hel...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L warning lamp VIN: SAJHX1249W
Hello again everyone. I think this car is going to be a regular in the shop. I have it back now with the battery light on and the message center stating the battery is not charging. I checked and found the system is charging 14.3 volts at idle and when it is l...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHD1048X
Hello Fellow Techs. I have a 1999 Jaguar XJ8 here that I need some assistance with. Customer brought vehicle in for check engine light on. I first test drove the vehicle, and heard the engine "pinging" as I drove down the street. I then scanned PCM and found 2... Trouble codes: P1384 (VVt Solenoid Malfunction Bank A), P1396 (VVt Solenoid Malfunction Bank B)
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P4W
Hi JEEP techs, this jeep had a p0123 code six months ago,and scan data showed the tps at 4.5 volts.I knew about the clock spring problem so got a new one from the dealer and all was ok,untill today.The customer said the jeep ran fine for six months and he went... Trouble codes: P0123 (tps voltage high), P0121 (tps not agreing with map)
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L ACE Pump VIN: SALTY1241X
1999 Land Rover Discovery - ACE system - Noisy pump. This is for another shop. The pump was noisy. Replaced the pump - still noisy. It makes noise at idle and up to about 30 mph. Above 30 mph one can't realy hear it. As one slows down it gets louder again. Th...
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L ac vents VIN: JT8GK13T0R
greetings to all this lexusac will blow cold air from vents when it is working properly.i had the ac gauges hooked to the service ports and after about a half hour of idling with the ac on it started to blow warm air the compressor never turned off there were ...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L limp in mode VIN: JTJHF10U51
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this one. I have this RX300 in for intermittently(every 2 to 3 days) the vehicle will appear to be stuck in 2nd or 3rd according to the customer and won't upshift into overdrive. If they pull off to the side of the ro...
1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L Air Bag VIN: JM1NA3537V
Customer complaint is the air bag light comes on when heater is on. We verified this through a road test. Diagnostic information through Mitchell And Alldata state that the system will flash codes on its own. There appears to be no way to pull codes with a sca...
1998 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4F4YR12CXW
This vehicle came in with a complaint of not wanting to idle on cold starts.I got it to do it when I first went to pull it in. It felt like a typical IAC problem, but it would actually idle sometime with the IAC unplugged. I replaced the IAC, spark plugs and d...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBGA51E4T
The vehicle runs fine cold. As soon as it warms up the fuel gauge warning light starts flashing. Surging/Bucking follows soon after. It is not constant, but is noticable. Occasionally, when at idle at a stop light the vehicle will stall. We replaced the air tu...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L trunk release VIN: WDBLK70G2Y
good afternoon, i have this lovely 208 convertible. customers states ever since a local body shop replaced a front bumper the trunk lid does not open electronically with top up, will work with top down, checked power supply to the actuator, seems like be getti...
1993 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1MEPM6246P
This 93 cougar belongs to a fellow tech at our shop. He takes very good care of his car. Runs great but gas mileage is about 14 mpg. We have a genesis scanner w/new updates. At idle, 192 deg ect. iat 145 deg. spark adv, 16 to 24 in open loop, closed 12 to 18. ...
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86P5Y
hello ford techs. this suv came in for over drive light flashing...while road testing engine started missing on cyl.8 found bad injector replaced with new one. cleared codes and test drove again this time eng. is missing on cyl.1 and 4 recheck everthing again.... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire cylinder 4), P0301
1988 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JNH1Z14S9J
Engine will run perfectly, then suddenly misfire. Manifold vac drops, all spark plugs fire but all 3 injectors on right side suddenly loose pulse signal. Sometimes revving the engine brings them back and then will loose signal again with no warning. Car had th...
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Stall VIN: IN4DL01D3W
Hello I have this nissan with the next problem, The engine stalls everytime when i step on the accel pedal in order for me to get this vehicle to about 30mph I have to step very slow on the gas atherwise stalls and the worst is no codes (none).
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11DX2
Customer brought to us after being horrified at Nissans 7k estimate to fix her vehicle. We found valve cover gasket leaking, lower oil pan had slight seapage( not enough to even develop a drip). Replace valve cover and cleaned engine. Checked over for maintanc...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L no power VIN: 1G3GR62C6S
car came in with miss,found bad plug.replace plugs and miss is now gone,but the car has no power and vacuum is low.car runs good but has no power at all.I have block egr valve,and brake booster,no help.sorry I can't give you any data I don't have a scanner for...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3GR52C3S
the Ics motor Ratchets when the key is turned on or off, makes no adjustment to idle speed, the idle speed starts out at 1500, then climbs to excess of 3000 rpm,exhaust superheats to the point of causing a fire in less than 5 mins, so running the vehicle for a... Trouble codes: 52 (Snap on Modis internal fault in PCM historical), 109 (Snap on Modis Checksuum error cant read romhistorical)
2004 Bentley Continental GT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SCBCR63W54
Hello everyone, I know car should be under warranty but it's a rebuilder. I have gotten pretty much every thing straighten out but I still have these codes to deal with (see attached list). Any info or wiring diagram would help greatly. Hope all is well and th... Trouble codes: P0414 (Sec. Air Inj. Switching Valve A Cir Shorted), P0417 (Sec. Air Inj. Switching Valve B Cir Shorted), P0102 (MAF Low Input), P1168 (MAF 2 Low Input)
1995 Plymouth Neon Sport 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1P3ES62C8S
Hello CPD guys, We have a 95 Neon that has had a PCM replaced twice for for a surge\hesitation, data issue. The car hesitates and bucks under load. The crank and cam sensors as well as harnesses for both have been changed. The TPS minimum stays at 1.8vdc regar...

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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4HP52KXX
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L ac compresor inop VIN: 3G5DA03EX2
i took the advice many of you gave me and recomended to the costumer to replace the BCM, but since we do not have the ability to flash the new BCM, we sent our cust to the dealer, and as of let have not heard back, we need to update and exspand our scanners, b...
2001 Cadillac Catera 3.0L abs/tcs VIN: W06VR54R51
The customer opted to not repair this vehicle. Most of the responses confirmed what I thought to be the case here and that's the EBTCM has a high failure rate in these cars. One of the responses suggested I try module masters for the replacement. I had alre...
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY2380M
got 6 replies. Alva said to check inj relay behind battery. not sure what he meant by that. no such part as far as i can tell. David said he had a similair deal and it resulted in being a consolidated reman part issue. that was not the case here. Michael sugge... Trouble codes: 41 (hist dtc stored in ccm loss of ecm comm), 54 (hist dtc stored in ccm fuel enable failure).
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC22411
Thank you for all the suggestions, it appears this one may be fixed as it has not acted up for a while. Replace crankshaft sensor first and then ignition module. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0301.
2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Lighting VIN: 1GAHG39U87
Thanks for the replies. I never did find the factory wiring. It looks like the factory setup uses a couple of relays also(which were not there) to power the turn signals and parking lights, so customer just opted to put in the aftermarket trailer wiring kit.
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1C3EJ46XXY
This Cirrus now has a working AC. Thanks to Mark from British Columbia who gave me a part # for the Switch (Tranducer). I installed the switch and although the gauge reading and the reading on the scan tool were close, I still could not get the compressor to e...
2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z8Y
I got hold of a snap-on bi-directional scanner and was able to comfirm the problem was inside the driver circuitof the ecm for the purge control valve. the wiring was okay, I think the purge valve took out the ecm. Replacment unit is on national back-order... Trouble codes: P0443, P0441, P1494.
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L comp VIN: 1B3EJ46X91
found shorted a/c comp clutch,replaced comp,drier,expan valve working great
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L speedometer VIN: 3D7HA18N52
thanks to all who offered help, i was unable to repair this vehicle at home but suspect a faulty bcm, replaced sensors, checked power and ground, all good. thanks guys!
2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2C3HH56M13
i though i close it it was the oz sensor grounding out thanks for all your help & great site to be on pass the test
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FALP6530T
Flex plate had fractured and was jammed up at center hub. The ignition timing ended up around 20 degrees off. Thank you for all the help. especially those that said to hold crankshaft and observe Torque converter movement. That flex plate was jammed very t...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5249X
Thank you for the replies I pulled the plenum and sure enough every egr port but #4 was clogged I cleaned them and went ahead and replaced the gaskets and bolt insulators this seems to have taken care of the miss and the lean codes thanks again for all the hel...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMZU32EXX
We have identified the issue. We found the right side cam shaft is not in correct time any more. we recieved a reply from paul in tennessee about finding a consistant compression loss on one side of the engine. others talked about egr and maf issues, not relat...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Slave cylinder VIN: 1FAFP33P0Y
Sean from Quebec was correct. There is a fitting on the fluid line at the bellhousing that was cracked. I did replace the whole line from the firewall to the slave cylinder, only part I could get from ford. The metal part of the line was also rubbing on a ...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14VX1
Sorry for the delay in the fix, just wanted to make sure. I disconnected the pcm and cleared the memory. I then took it for another drive cycle. The code cleared and I drove it home that night to make sure. I delivered the pickup and all is good. Thanks for th... Trouble codes: P1309.
1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L ABS/ power brakes VIN: SAJHV1644J
I put the Accumulator in and started the engine and still not working right, maybe I need to drive some. Do not have much info on this, so there may be a bleeding process? Thanks for the help, the customer waited a while to decide so that is why the long post....
1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Electronic VIN: SAJMW1340R
Never was able to access the codes but was advised the solenoids inside the pan heat up and short out so I changed them, cleared the codes by disconnecting the battery and so far so good. Thanks for all the help. As usual it's been a learning experience.
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L No Start, gas fouled plugs VIN: 1J4FY29S7P
well I have tried everything I know of plus all the help from aitn techs, but unfortunately the customer has run out of patience on this one. The customer has let me try every thing except checking the timing chain, which I doubt is the problem. I suspect that...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KNDJA7235Y
Thanks to all who responded. The customer wanted to cheap out and try to fix this his way. After showing him all the replies, his fight was over and he agreed to place a used unit from a local yard in for a third what the dealer wanted. The kia is back on t...
2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L No comp operation VIN: KNAFE12236
Thank you for all replies problem was triple switch cutomer took car back to Kia they confirmed my diagnosis and replaced switch under warranty!!! Thanx again and happy wrenching Mike [...]
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBDN1826
Well this one is fixed! Had here a tuff one with two prolblems. Frist one was the mass air meter, after replacing it codes p0172 & p0174 were fixed! But after driving around I felt it still was not accl. like it should and was getting misfire codes on all cyli... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300 (misfire).
1985 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1LNBP96F1F
well here's the scoop.had tried several scan tools and with all of them could not run koer test.with break out box hooked up tested all inputs and outputs when cold.all test good.warm vehicle up.test all pins again.all check good.except no voltage change in co...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L pats VIN: 2MEFM75W73
This vehicle needed a PCM replacement. Since the car needed to be sent to the dealership for programming we wanted to be overly assured that it was what was needed. After all the replies were in and we still were directed to the PCM we had this replaced and pr...
1997 Nissan 240SX 2.4L jurking VIN: JN1AS78DXV
Sorry about the late reply, after hours of struggling, i started to look at some basic, review what i did and see if there is any missing points. What i end up found and fix this vehicle is a real loose gound point which is hidden under the main harness. It is... Trouble codes: 325 (knock sensor), 505 (Iacv aac valve), 731 (A/T 1st signal), 136 (HO2S1 heater).
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1JN1CA21D8
First of all I would like to thank everyone for taking the time to repond. The fix is in... as crazy as it seems, all I had to do was tighten the tranny bolts, but it wasn't a voltage drop problem! What I knew for sure was that it cranked like timing was adv...
1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L timing chain VIN: 1N6SD16YVC
Thanks to all that replyed, I will and am going to remove the head and then do the timing chain, which is possible from all the advice from other techs who have done this, thanks again.
1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L engine VIN: 1G3HY54C8K
Iím really sorry to bother you for Iím 70 years old and I though I had a computer problem! My ex boss told his man to fix it and it took him three weeks to put in a lower control arm that I furnished. The engine was running OK but was pulling to the left. I di...
1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1G3AJ51W6J
Well thanks for all the help i tried everything and lost. new crank sensor comp. ign switch . coolant temp. and nothing same effect . win some lose some
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1G3NK52TX1
After replacing BCM with no luck, we rechecked all powers and grounds to cluster and radio. Everything checked out fine voltage wise. I think our problem was amperage. We found a lot of moisture and green corrosion in the main fuse panel. Pulled fuse panel and...
1981 Other European Delorean 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: SCEDT26TXB
Sea-Foam is a wonderful thing... :-) Car purrs like a kitten,lots of power! Only problem now is a hot soak,no start.Thankfully for me the customer is taking it to a more knowlegdeable person. Thanks for help guys. Jim
1988 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L Stall, timing won't set VIN: 1G2FS21E5J
I'm sorry, but I had to put this car on the back burner for a while. I have to close this post for now due to time allowances. I'll add the repair info when I get back on it. I tried another ecm with no changes.
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L starter VIN: 1G2NW12MOT
I,m sorry I thought I closed this. I wanted to thank Glen for keeping me on track. I ran a jumper wire from the red wire going to the switch to the yellow wire going to netural saftey switch. The car cranked over. I didn't think the electrical part of the swi...
2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L compressor fuel gauge VIN: 1G8JU52F61
Thanks for the responses. I have recommended that the BCM be changed, based on current replies and results of archive searches with similar problems. No money right now so I will update when she has it done. Thanks again for your input!!!
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L lock upconvertor VIN: 5TEHN72N53
The vehicle has not presented the problem again.In talking to the local trasnmission expert, he feels the chugging is an ignition problem and not transmission.This was the opinion of some IATN members also. Thankyou to all who replied. I will close this now an...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Stall VIN: 4T1BE32K63
sorry took so long, my buddy didn't like answer of vvt and cam sticking causing problem so he took to dealer. they sold him ocv and rechecked everything and hasn't fix it as of yet. both dan and dennis recommended oil pressure checks and wiring checks and were... Trouble codes: P0010.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L overheating VIN: 3VWRE69M84
thank you girls and guys soooo. much your great. i checked the flow from the small hose on the res. no flow ,am waiting for go ahead from cust. im sure you nailed it. thanks again.
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L speed sensor VIN: 3VWCR31CX4
THANKS GUYS What I found out was the the G502 shaft speed sensor was goofy some of the time it would just dropout for no reason. I priced this sensor from vw dealer at 1800. plus the owner decide to install a reman. I think Dan from Michigan was right. "They ...
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